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Womens and Childrens Health

#Commit2Deliver: Together, We Are Going Further For Women And Children

Nicole Schiegg | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Nicole Schiegg

New data released at the 30th Triennial Congress of the International Confederation of Midwives showed how investing in high-quality midwifery could prevent about two-thirds of all maternal and newborn deaths -- saving millions of lives each year.

Too Young to Wed: Working Together to End Child Marriage

Carole Presern | Posted 05.06.2013 | Impact
Carole Presern

Adolescent pregnancy is a universal issue that occurs for many different reasons. But in nine out of 10 cases in developing countries, where complications during pregnancy and childbirth are a leading cause of death, the young mother is already married.

Joining Up for Women's and Children's Health

Jan Eliasson | Posted 11.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Jan Eliasson

If we are to bring about the drop in mother and child mortality rates that we all wish for, integrated approaches to health and development that cut across artificial institutional barriers are the right way forward.